Access Copyright is hosting more web-based seminars on the Google Book Settlement.
If you are an ACP member looking for an interactive place to discuss issues affecting the Canadian publishing industry, the ACP internal wiki is a great resource.
In 2004, Google announced publicly that it had entered into agreements with several major university libraries in the United States to digitize books in their holdings, giving as one reason that Googlers could view snippets of books that had been scanned and indexed.
The Canadian Authors Association (CAA) has partnered with BookTelevision to offer the CAA-BookTelevison Emerging Writer Award which is open to exciting new writers under the age of 30. The deadline for entries for this award is March 31, 2009. For more information, see www.canauthors.org.